Machine learning methods are increasingly applied in the development policy arena. Among many recent policy applications, machine learning has been used to predict poverty, soil properties, and…

Daniel Mahler, Paolo Brunori, Paul Hufe |

This blog post was co-authored by Franz Drees-Gross, Director, Transport and ICT Global Practice, and Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez, Senior Director, Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience Global Practice.…

Franz Drees-Gross, Ede Ijjasz-Vasquez |

En décembre dernier, James Dooley Sullivan embarque, avec son fauteuil roulant, sur un vol à destination de la Jamaïque. Graphiste et monteur vidéo pour le Groupe de la Banque mondiale, il veut…

James Dooley Sullivan |

Past PPP Blogs introduced readers to the Caribbean Regional Support Facility, which ran a series of boot camp-style workshops to increase technical capacity among Caribbean government officials…

S. Brian Samuel |

Prior to about 2005, for many tourists their Jamaican vacation was ruined at the last minute, by the hot and overcrowded conditions inside Montego Bay’s Sangster International Airport. Fast…

S. Brian Samuel |

Lire ce billet en anglais Savez-vous que la troisième Semaine mondiale des Nations Unies pour la sécurité routière a eu lieu début mai ? Souvent, comme pour tout ce qui est omniprésent dans notre…

Marc Shotten |

教育是当今时代消除极度贫困的最有效的手段之一。然而,如今世界上仍有1.21亿儿童没有上学。由于贫困、性别障碍、偏远和残疾等原因,这些青少年是最难触及到的。我们必须共同做出新的努力,让所有儿童都能进入课堂。 除了提升入学率和教育机会外,我们还面临着一个更大的难题:如何确保在校儿童真正掌握知识。一个令人悲哀的事实是,大多数教育体系并没有服务好最贫困的儿童。据估计全世界有2.…

金墉 |

التعليم هو أحد السبل المضمونة لإنهاء الفقر المدقع في عصرنا. ومع ذلك، لازال هناك 121 مليون طفل متسللين من التعليم وخارج المدارس اليوم. وهؤلاء الشباب هم الأصعب فيما يتعلق بالوصول إليهم، بسبب الفقر،…

الدكتور جيم يونغ كيم |

[[tweetable]]Education is one of the surest means to end extreme poverty in our time.[[/tweetable]] Yet, 121 million children today remain out of school. These young people are the hardest to…

Jim Yong Kim |

Also available in Français | Español | 中文 In January, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim urged the audience at the World Economic Forum in Davos to look closely at a young, promising form of…

Heike Reichelt, Alexandra Klöpfer |